Information about Richmondshire

Avg Annual Income
Full Time Employees
Average Age
Richmondshire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Richmondshire is 49,781 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Richmondshire is 25,465, and the female population is 24,311. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 46,027, followed by Other Asian, with a total of 1,199. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (27,736), followed by No religion (17,803), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (11,333), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (7,001). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Richmondshire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (14,304), while 11,311 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 13,702 adults have Level 3 education, while 6,097 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Richmondshire area are

  • Associate professional and technical occupations (4603)
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (3558), and
  • Skilled trades occupations (3542)


The average age of people living in Richmondshire is 45 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (7537), Between 55 to 64 (7413), and Between 45 to 54 (6435). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Richmondshire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (9,527) followed by Small employers and own account workers (5,933), and Intermediate occupations (5,225). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of Richmondshire

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Population of Richmondshire over the years

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Postcodes in Richmondshire

The postcode district DL, HG are associated with the Richmondshire, and there are total 7 postcode areas (listed below). The Richmondshire has a total of 2479 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Richmondshire

Catterick Village & Brompton-on-Swale

Hipswell & Colburn

Leyburn & Middleham

North Richmondshire


Scotton & Lower Wensleydale

Upper Dales

UTLA22North Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and The Humber